Quick Facts

Quick Facts

Penn State Berks at a Glance

History: Penn State Berks was founded in 1958.

Enrollment: About 2,800 full- and part-time students
Faculty: 206 full-time and adjunct 
Location: Penn State Berks is located in suburban Reading, PA
Campus Life: More than 50 special interest clubs and organizations; intramural, club, and varsity athletics; a range of theatre, arts, and entertainment.

Student Demographics:

Average Class Size: 24
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 16.7 to 1
Students Receiving Financial Aid: 2,384
Geographic Distribution of Students: 
Pennsylvania Residents: 2,482
Out of State: 261
International: 41
Full-time Undergraduates: 87.7%
Part-time Undergraduates: 12.3%
Male Undergraduates: 55.6%
Female Undergraduates: 44.4%
Computers on Campus
For Student Use: 475 desktops, 132 laptops, 607 total
Research Computers: 80
Total (counting faculty & staff): 1,077
Laser Printers for Student Use: 37
No computer for student use is more than 3 years old.
Wireless capabilities are available in all campus facilities, including the outdoor Perkins Plaza.